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they thought it was a huge political gaffe. did president on obama and his team considered dropping vice president biden? well, read the book and see how far that discussion went. what was behind the clint eastwood disaster at the republican national convention? [laughter] we have this older man on stage, prime-time without a script. what could possibly go wrong? [laughter] well, what was going on in the background, you have to read the book to find out. you know i asked john heileman backstage, how do you get people to talk? it's amazing. i have read both books and my wife who has read the books as well, how do you get people the savings things? it's amazing to me. an amazing book and you guys are obviously going to want to read it or have read it. ladies and gentlemen it's my pleasure and really a privilege to introduce mark halperin and john heileman. [applause] >> jp thank you for that gracious and kind introduction. you read it just like we wrote it so we appreciate that. [laughter] we are gratified and excited and thrilled to be here in miami. we have been on tour for the past two
. this is extremely frustrating. we saw the obama administration with the secretary of state that she confronts the pakistan neece to say to the leadership behind the closed doors that why are you putting articles in the newspaper if you know, you fuel this anti-american sentiment? people are miffed because their efforts to push for the bill provided several billion of u.s. civilian assistance over a period of five years that was a huge deal. as soon as it was passed you had a great deal of criticism coming from the pakistan military because they were not happy the military aid would be conditioned if so it is counter intuitive. >> guest: this is the word and misunderstanding in the title of my book called "magnificent delusions" pakistan, the united states, and an epic history of misunderstanding" and the americans took too many things at face value. revelations looking at papers of the former presidential library or the state department. >> you were in a lot of these meetings. >> but i went after these because officials would say things that know they are not true they had a different narrat
that is extremely frustrating. i think we saw you know the obama administration when hillary clinton was secretary of state can you fight about this, that she confronts the pakistanis on this and says to the senior leadership behind closed door meetings that, why are you putting articles in the newspaper? we know that you are fueling this anti-american sentiment and she was particularly miffed because her efforts to push forward to carry the berman bill providing $7 billion in u.s. civilian assistance to pakistan over at period for which was a huge deal getting a bill like that pass through congress. as soon as it was passed, you had a great deal of criticism that seemed to be coming from the pakistani military isi circles because they weren't happy that the military aide was going to be conditioned. so what is this? >> guest: here's the thing. that is why the word misunderstanding in the title of my book. i call it "magnificent delusions" pakistan, the united states and an epic history of misunderstanding. the reason why i say that is the americans to too many things at face value. if there's a d
-american impulses of the society and this is something that is extremely frustrating. the obama administration, when hillary clinton was secretary of state, you write about this. but she confronts the pakistanis on this and says to the senior leadership in this behind closed door meeting that why would you put articles in the newspaper and she was particularly miffed. because her efforts to push forward and carry this bill provided 7 billion in u.s. civilian systems to pakistan over a period of five years, which is a huge deal getting abe been like this password as soon as it was passed past time you had a great deal of criticism that seem to be coming from the pakistani military circles because they were unhappy when military aid was one of the condition and so they were criticizing the whole package. so it's counterintuitive. >> yes, here is the thing. that is why the misunderstanding is so easy to come across. the reason i say that is the americans took it at face value. if there is a demonstration permit so yes, there could be people coming against us. there are many revelations in my book and i
. and this is nothing that is extremely frustrating. and i think that we saw that the recent -- v. obama administration when hillary clinton was secretary of state you write about this that she confronts the pakistanis on this and says to the senior leadership behind closed doors at the meetings that why would you -- putting articles in the newspaper we know that you are fueling this anti-american sentiment. it was missed because of her efforts to carry forward the bill providing, you know, 7 billion in u.s. civilian assistance to pakistan over a perko of five years which is a huge deal to getting a bill passed through to congress and then as soon as it was passed you had a great deal of criticism that seemed to be coming from the pakistani military circles because they were not happy that the military aid was going to be conditioned with the whole aid package. so what is it, counterintuitive -- >> look, here's the thing. here's why the word misunderstanding is in the title of my book. i could "magnificent delusions: pakistan, the united states, and an epic history of misunderstanding." the reason why
you but you're a friend of obama and i hate obama. and then a guy came up with a ron paul t-shirt and i said i bet we agree with a lot of things. and he said like what? and i said full gay, lesbian, bi-sexual rights. and i said full rights including the right to marriage. and he said no, i think that is matter for your church or religious group or neighborhood or pals. you can go out in the field and do that. government shouldn't be involved in that. i said you have convinced me. full gay rights, we all get up married immediately. and he said right. and the woman next to him said you believe that? and i said you talk to each other. i am going in to give my talk. but it is amazing how often that happens. i give this talk at georgia southern university and as i was getting up to speak this hells angel filled in. and the tea party guys sat in the front row. and i was like, i swallowed hard and gave my talk, and at the end, the hells angel stood up and said i am surprised, but i agree with a lot of what you said. but i am worried you are a big government nigh guy. and i said i a
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